What You Can Learn About Sales Hustle From an 8-Year-Old

Eight-year-olds think they know everything. Trust me — I’ve got one. They think they understand how life works and they don’t want help from anyone. Now, as the adult, I can easily look at a situation and see the problems. But, if I ask my daughter, “Hey, can I help you with that?” or “Why … Read moreWhat You Can Learn About Sales Hustle From an 8-Year-Old

Be Brief, Be Brilliant, Be Gone: A Lesson In Sales Cold Call Training

The busier the prospect, the better the prospect they are. I’ve spent most of my career owning business-to-business call centers and teaching people the tricks of the cold-calling trade. And we find this to be true across the board. If you’re finding the right prospects, they won’t have much time to talk to you. It’s not that they hate … Read moreBe Brief, Be Brilliant, Be Gone: A Lesson In Sales Cold Call Training

Cold Calling Anxiety? These 6 Tips Will Help You Overcome Your Fear

  Nobody likes to be told no. We didn’t like it when we were three years old, and we don’t like it now. But what happens on cold calls? We get told no. So we avoid cold calls and drop-ins to save ourselves from the rejection. But at what cost? 1. Understand That Rejection Is … Read moreCold Calling Anxiety? These 6 Tips Will Help You Overcome Your Fear

How to Prospect Smarter and Bring in More Sales Leads

The key to smart sales prospecting can be summed up in two easy steps. Do it. Follow up. And get both down to a science. But don’t worry — we won’t leave you to figure out the details on your own. With these three techniques for how to prospect smarter, you’ll see just how many … Read moreHow to Prospect Smarter and Bring in More Sales Leads

The Average Salesperson Wastes 2 Hours a Day — Here’s Why

We’ve all experienced decision fatigue — when we’ve made so many decisions we can’t make one more. But we’re exhausting ourselves on the wrong decisions, namely, figuring out who to call. If we eliminate all those choices about who to call, we’ll be able to focus our thinking on more important tasks during the day. So how … Read moreThe Average Salesperson Wastes 2 Hours a Day — Here’s Why

Sales Pitch Template: How to Create a Cold Calling Script

Every journey requires a good map, whether you go old-school with the folded guide, or just download an app. Your sales journey is no exception. It starts with a cold call – and you don’t want to make it unguided. A cold-calling script provides direction – for both objections and recurring situations. It’s also a … Read moreSales Pitch Template: How to Create a Cold Calling Script

How to Build Trust Over the Phone with Cold Prospects

We’ve all answered a cold call, but how many times have these interactions won us over? Much of our cold call reluctance comes from how few of these calls actually convince us to buy. I like to use the calls I receive to improve my own cold calling strategies. What made me stay on the … Read moreHow to Build Trust Over the Phone with Cold Prospects

4 Tasks Your Salespeople Hate (And How to Automate Them)

Let’s be honest: If you’re a high performance sales person, you’re probably not going to do sales activity reports. You want to spend your time selling, not reporting about it. And if you haven’t been productive, you’ll probably just make up the info so you don’t look bad. Managers, you expect your sales team to … Read more4 Tasks Your Salespeople Hate (And How to Automate Them)

21 Sales Statistics Every Sales Manager Should See

It’s no surprise that cold calls and follow-ups are part of most sales organizations’ processes. What is surprising is how much those processes could be improved, especially when it comes to sales tracking and automation. I recently came across some interesting and actionable sales statistics that will strike a chord with any salesperson or manager. … Read more21 Sales Statistics Every Sales Manager Should See

How Cold Showers Help Cold Calls

Got cold feet about your next round of cold calls? You’re not alone. Call reluctance can happen to any salesperson, whether you’ve been on the job for two weeks or two decades. Cold call anxiety is inconvenient, but it’s not permanent. According to YouTube channel “The Art of Manliness,” your call reluctance is nothing a … Read moreHow Cold Showers Help Cold Calls